Five Acres and Independence: A Handbook for Small Farm Management
Dover Publications, 1973 - 397 Seiten
Everyone who has ever dreamed of getting back to the soil will derive from Maurice Grenville Kains' practical and easy-to-understand discussions a more complete view of what small-scale farming means. Countless readers of Five Acres and Independence have come away with specific projects to begin and moved closer to the fulfillment of their dreams of independence on a small farm.
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It is a poor insulation against the flow of heat, but because of its heat capacity it
modifies the temperature of the surrounding air, tending to maintain storage
temperatures close to that of the earth itself—40° to 55° F. In summer and early
fall the ...
The number used in this storage may be excessive, though they will insure
adequate ventilation under any condition and will prevent dead air pockets
forming in the corners and elsewhere. The air-intake area equals one square foot
for each ...
The small investment likely would be paid from savings to be secured by such
storage facilities—in many cases within five years. Cabbage is not injured by
slight frost or even a 20° field frost if not too rapid, but colder and fast freezing in
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973